Research

Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic organisation dedicated to transforming lives through medical education and research, was founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai in April 2013.  

Al Jalila Foundation encourages ground-breaking research through specialist knowledge, expertise and resources across a range of scientific disciplines to support regionally-relevant medical advancements.

We offer a number of funding schemes within our 5 research focus areas including;

  • Seed grants
  • International fellowships
  • Collaborative research opportunities 

The Al Jalila Foundation Research Centre is the UAE’s first independent multi-disciplinary medical research centre and  is designed to be a world class biomedical research institute.

It will bring together leading local and international scientists to work together to discover solutions for 5 of the region’s biggest health challenges;

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Mental health

The Al Maktoum Medical Library is a modern 30,000 square feet facility. It houses advanced collections of clinical and professional development resources (both electronic and print collections). It has extensive databases and electronic learning resources, all accessible via remote connection by clients. There are also more than 16,000 electronic journals. The Library also has an extensive network for sharing educational resources and journals with other libraries in the region.

Contact Us

Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Building 14, Dubai Healthcare City
P.O Box 505055, Dubai UAE

Phone: 800 MBRU (6278)
Email: info@mbru.ac.ae

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